Category: Gigs



Peter Price & Friends at Lymm Golf Club, Whitbarrow Road, Lymm, WA13 9AN Saturday, 7th March, at 8 pm – doors 7.30 pm Tickets: £11 http://www.lymmfestival.org.uk/

Gigs: Forthcoming blues at Bury Met

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015

As ever Bury Met has a fair sprinkling of forthcoming blues gigs . . . including Laurence Jones, The Idle Hands, Absolution, Mud Morganfield and Moreland & Arbuckle. Check out the website for more information: http://themet.biz/ We’ll highlight some of the shows as they come up.

News: Eddie Martin seeks gig – 26th/28th March

Posted on: Monday, Jan 19, 2015

Just in from the great Eddie Martin: Hi Eddie Martin here, Is anyone interested in booking my one man band show March 26th or 28th? I have taken a short notice booking in Sheffield at The Honey Bee Blues Club and need a show around it? eddie@eddiemartin.com 0797 4120418.

Festival: Bowness Bay Blues full line-up

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 17, 2015

Bowness Bay Blues Organised by the Rotary Club of Windermere THE FOURTH BOWNESS BAY BLUES WEEKEND Weekend 27-29 March 2015 A stunning line-up of brilliant blues musicians in the heart of the Lake District, on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere. www.bownessbayblues.co.uk STOP PRESS: ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION ADDED TO THE LINE-UP! ‘A flagship for […]

Tickets: £6   book here Its that man again ! Once more Barry Barnes returns to Bluefunk with his band the mighty SINNERBOY. With the UK’s best loved celebration of the life and work of the sainted Rory Gallagher, in this, the 20th anniversary of the great man’s passing. We last saw Barry when he guested […]

An evening in the company of… Tommy Allen and Johnny Hewitt – The Blues Duo, Jim Kirkpatrick, Jim Crawford and Tom Doughty. Through this evening you will start off in the Mississippi delta with some beautiful bottle neck guitar from very talented Tom Doughty. Then onto one of the UK’s premier slide, blues and rock guitar […]

The multi-award winning blues outfit King King return to the UK for an 18-date Feb/March 2015 concert tour. King King play Chester Live Rooms on Saturday, 21st February. Tickets can be purchased online via www.thegigcartel.com or from the official box office on 0844 478 0898. Support on the tour is from Laurence Jones. The tour proceeds […]

Gig: 3 Kings – 2015 dates

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 10, 2015

Three dates so far for 3Kings, featuring bluesinthenorthwest.com’s own Ken Peace on mile wide harmonica and gravelling about 1/3 of the vocals. 23 Jan – Worthenbury Blues Club 28 Feb – Cellar Bar, Chester. 10pm 28 Mar – Kash Taprooms, Chester 4pm Happy Hour. Here’s a taster – one minute of each of five songs. […]

THE SECOND PRESTON BLUES FESTIVAL 30th MAY, 2015 – FROM 1 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT TICKETS £20 ONLY MINIMUM AGE 14 At The Tonic Live Lounge at The Bear’s Paw, Hammond’s Row, Preston, PR1 3DH TEL: 01772 561697 KENT DuCHAINE – THE BROTHERS GROOVE THE BLUES DUO (TOMMY ALLEN AND JOHNNY HEWITT) WILLIE & THE BANDITS – ROSCOE LEVEE & THE […]

With special guests Jamie Walker (Tantrum, Feud) and Dewi Chappell (Rough Twist) Tickets :  £6  book here Skipping 1st January and landing on the 8th Jim’s next one is gravid with interest. His guests this time are two absurdly talented young players. Both have appeared at Bluefunk before and will consequently be known to many of you. It […]

The next Blues Jam night at Telford’s Warehouse in Chester is this coming Thursday, 8th January. For a slot or more information contact Charlie Broadhurst on: 01352 755530 charlie.goodfella@btopenworld.com

Gigs: The Live Rooms, Station Road, Chester

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 4, 2015

The flourishing Chester venue, The Live Rooms, have announced a stellar blues-based line up for the early part of 2015. So far announced are: https://www.theliverooms.com/event/king-king/ https://www.theliverooms.com/event/chantel-mcgregor/ https://www.theliverooms.com/event/ian-siegal-band/ https://www.theliverooms.com/event/robin-trower/ Check out the links for full details of the shows. We’ll post more detailed previews and reminders near to the gigs. (Chantel McGregor picture by Howard Rankin)

Tour and album: Justin Townes Earle

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 1, 2015

Americana renegade Justin Townes Earle has announced details of the companion album to 2014’s acclaimed Single Mothers. On January 12th 2015, the artist will see in the new year with Absent Fathers, an album that will feature 10 new tracks originally intended to form the second half of a double album to the former. In addition, Earle has also announced that “Call Ya Momma” will be […]

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John Smith again demonstrates why he is the guitarists’ guitarist. His steel-strung acoustic playing adding a beguiling complexity to songs that possess a sharp communicative clarity and directness – Sunday Times A man with one of those rattling hearts. It’s a true heart. It’s a hurt heart – Daytrotter Songs that impress with the beauty […]

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Come and celebrate the New Year in style with your family & friends at Lymm Tennis Club with Peter Price and Braggin’Hands. Expect the usual fare of top quality Folk, Blues, Jazz, Swing and traditional Celtic & Irish music. It is open to non-members, and it all starts at 8 pm. Tickets are £14 which […]

THE MINSTREL BJ’S ROCK IN THE BLUES CLUB JANUARY LINE UP 2015 THE EXTRAS   1ST FOGPOCKET    8TH WAYNE CARRICK BAND  15TH THE ARMADILLOS  22ND THE MARAUDERS  29TH EVERY THURSDAY FREE ADMISSION – KEEPING LIVE MUSIC ALIVE. BAND ON STAGE 9-15 PM

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